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Forum: General Chat 13-12-2015, 06:34
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Re: The C word

Both of those situations are equally bad.
My thoughts go out to those older folk who have family, but are left on their own.
My mum is 88 and I beg and plead with her to spend the day with us, but...
Forum: General Chat 11-12-2015, 09:39
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Dotti, I am glad it made you chuckle.......and yes it was funny, looking back.
It is these kind of episodes that make Christmas memorable(although sometimes it is for the wrong reasons).

No,he...
Forum: General Chat 11-12-2015, 07:02
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

It sounds like there are a few households that are sorted......well apart from the actual cooking that is.
Micheal, your meal sounds spot on to me.....and Babycham......haven't had a Babycham for...
Forum: General Chat 10-12-2015, 21:23
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Last Christmas we were nomads.....the one before that I didn't cook a thing.....himself and I had words and I withdrew all services. The only thing he got that Christmas was hot, sharp tongue and...
Forum: General Chat 09-12-2015, 22:04
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

You said that Christmas is what you make it.
If you do not like the consumerism, then the answer is in your hands.....don't buy anything other than what you would buy for any other day of the...
Forum: General Chat 09-12-2015, 21:55
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Would you like some nuts to go with your whine Jason?
Forum: General Chat 08-12-2015, 07:23
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

No, I don't think that is quite right.....about Christmas not being as good because we have to pay for it.
I think that as parents we give the wrong message to our children.....we raise their...
Forum: General Chat 07-12-2015, 15:25
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Less, there was no way I was going to risk having the Turkey trots.
Forum: General Chat 07-12-2015, 14:51
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

We don't do Turkey.....it is far too big even if I give some to my neighbour and Ma.
One year the bird we were having hasn't thawed out properly so we had spud pie with red cabbage......we really...
Forum: General Chat 06-12-2015, 12:43
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Thank you Taddy....glad it made you smile....and crackers a re the order of the day aren't they ? :D
Forum: General Chat 05-12-2015, 18:46
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

They are only stresses if you allow yourself to be stressed.
Planning is the key......and being ready and able to change your plans should this be necessary.
I used to do all of that you mention,...
Forum: General Chat 05-12-2015, 14:01
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

I think there will be plenty of vowels Eric.
Forum: General Chat 05-12-2015, 12:59
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

I would much rather have a Pookie and Emma to a Christmas tree Eric..........and if you send me your postal address in a PM I will send you(with pleasure) one of my hand made special cards.....for...
Forum: General Chat 05-12-2015, 10:33
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

celebrating Christmas is an individual thing. This year our family will be one less......my brother having died earlier in the year. I think about his wife and family(they had only been married for...
Forum: General Chat 05-12-2015, 10:27
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

and haven't we all done a bit of than in our time?
It is only the benefit of age and experience that allows us to recognise the daftness.
They are having fun...or what passes for fun at their age....
Forum: General Chat 03-12-2015, 10:17
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Ooh, that is intriguing.
Does she know?
Forum: General Chat 02-12-2015, 20:27
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Well, the good thing about buying your own present is.....You don't need to keep the receipt....and you know exactly what is in the wrapping.......and you won't be in the 'returns' queue come January.
Forum: General Chat 01-12-2015, 09:58
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Whaaaaat?
Have you got a time machine?
Forum: General Chat 01-12-2015, 09:57
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Yes Pester power is alive and well at christmas and more powerful than ever.

When we were growing up we knew that we could not afford big price presents.....it did not stop us enjoying Christmas. ...
Forum: General Chat 30-11-2015, 21:09
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

Christmas can be what you want it to be.
If you want it to be an ordinary day then you can make it so.
This gets easier as your children grow up and do their own thing.....it is hard to pretend...
Forum: General Chat 30-11-2015, 18:33
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

No one forces anyone to participate...in either Christmas or Black Friday.
I think this has back fired where the high street retailers are concerned.
I always tell myself that a 'bargain' isn't a...
Forum: General Chat 30-11-2015, 17:19
Replies: 88
Views: 89
Re: The C word

I buy presents through the year. If I see something that I feel would be appreciated by a family member....and I have the readies, then I buy it.
I have been making Christmas cards since early...
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